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2 arrested, 3 more wanted in Douglasville mall murder

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Two people have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a man last week at the Douglas Commons mall.

According to Douglasville Police Chief Dr. Gary Sparks, Janaya Campbell, 29, is being held in Calhoun County Jail and Ismael Gomez, 26, is being held in Dougherty County Jail on charges related to the shooting death of Ange Félix, 21 years old.

Felix was shot on July 6 during an alleged drug deal in the parking lot near McDonald’s, according to Douglasville Police Detective Sean Williams.

Felix, from Glendale, Arizona, was visiting family in Edison when he traveled with three other suspects to Douglasville, police said.

Authorities said a large amount of cash and drugs were recovered from the crime scene.

The three drove to Douglasville in a silver Toyota Camry to sell drugs, police say.

A fourth person, Kevin Martinez, is also believed to be in the vehicle, and police are still trying to locate him.

Police said the bullet-riddled vehicle was recovered in South Georgia and returned to the Douglasville Police Department on Friday.

Warrants have been issued for the arrests of Abel Santiago, Ovicel Santiago and Victor Maldonado for their involvement in Felix’s death, police said.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these people is asked to contact Detective Williams at 678-293-1747.

“In this criminal act, our crime scene investigators and technicians have done an excellent job doing what they were trained to do – working for you, the citizens of Douglasville, to ensure that these people are found and brought to justice. justice,” Sparks said.